Voice is about what you say. It’s content.
Style is about what you’re wearing. It’s aesthetics.
The prior informs the latter, not the other way around.
Clothes don’t make the man.
They don’t make your work either.
Our idealism has gotten so desperate that we equally applaude efforts to combat malaria in Africa with a 1500$ smart oven that preview to you a dinner to save you a little extra time to cross fit or maybe Netflix and shop.
I don’t think a young Fassbinder, a young Hitchcock, a young Scorsese..they wouldn’t make it in this business. Slap up their early stuff on Facebook, on YouTube- it would get lost.
It would get lost in the ocean of garbage.
The climate change model of the MET office consumes the same energy as a small town, making the MET office the most polluting building in the whole Europe. The virtual climate simulation model is becoming input in their own calculations.
We often mischaracterize design as a practice of problem-solving, as if the problems go away. But closure, at least in my experience, is so rare in design. The loops stay open, because most problems are chronic.